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Keeneland September Sale Graduate Mo Town Makes Sophomore Debut in Grade 2 Risen Star

February 24, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 24, 2017) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate and 2016 Remsen (G2) winner Mo Town carries high weight of 122 pounds in his 3-year-old debut, Saturday’s Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds, a prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1). Nine of the 14 horses in the Risen Star field are graduates of Keeneland sales, among them California Derby winner So Conflated, and Untrapped and Takeoff, second and third, respectively, in the Lecomte (G3).



RISEN STAR S. (G2), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YOs

GIRVIN, 3YO colt by Tale of Ekati – Catch the Moon ($140,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Legacy Bloodstock, agent) O- Brad Grady; B- Bob Austin & John Witte (KY); T- Joe Sharp

UNTRAPPED, 3YO colt by Trappe Shot – Exit Three ($97,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Indian Creek, agent, Buyer- Springhouse Farm; $150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Paramount Sales, agent, Buyer- B.L.B. Inc.) O- Michael Langford; B- Indian Creek & Jonathan Sheppard (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

LOCAL HERO, 3YO colt by Hard Spun – Liam’s Dream ($180,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Eaton Sales, agent; Buyer- East Beach Stable) O- e Five Racing Thoroughbreds; B- Three Chimneys Farm (KY); T- Steve Asmussen

ARKLOW, 3YO colt by Arch – Unbridled Empire ($160,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Penn Sales, agent; Buyer- Donegal Racing) O- Donegal Racing; B- John & Frank Penn (KY); T- Brad Cox

SHAREHOLDER VALUE, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Rylee’s Song ($100,000, 2015 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Lantern Hill Farm, agent, Buyer- Equine Solutions; $190,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Dromoland Farm, agent, Buyer- Klaravich Stables) O- Klaravich Stables & William Lawrence; B- Zell Family Trust (KY); T- Tom Amoss

MO TOWN, 3YO colt by Uncle Mo – Grazie Mille ($200,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Glennwood Farm, agent; Buyer- Team D) O- Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Team D; B- John Gunther & Eurowest Bloodstock (KY); T- Anthony Dutrow

TAKEOFF, 3YO colt by Arch – Frisk Her ($150,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Burleson Farms, agent; Buyer- Scott & Evan Dilworth) O- John C. Oxley; B- JMJ Racing Stables (KY); T- Mark Casse

HORSE FLY, 3YO colt by Mineshaft – Raised Right ($90,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Denali Stud, agent; Buyer- Calumet Farm) O- Calumet Farm; B- Colts Neck Stables (KY); T- D. Wayne Lukas

SO CONFLATED, 3YO ridgling by Eskendereya – Donnie’s Secret ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Four Star Sales, agent; Buyer- Curtis Landry) O- Reddam Racing; B- Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds (FL); T- Doug O’Neill


RACHEL ALEXANDRA S. (G2), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 3YO Fillies

MAJESTIC QUALITY, 3YO filly by Quality Road – She Nuit All ($40,000, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Gainesway, agent; Buyer- Big Chief Racing) O- Big Chief Racing, Rocker O Ranch & Keith Desormeaux; B- Kidder & Cole (KY); T- Keith Desormeaux

GRIS GRIS, 3YO filly by Spring At Last – That Voodoo Youdo ($32,000 RNA, 2015 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent) O/B- Naveed Chowhan; T- Bernie Flint


MINESHAFT H. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/16 Miles, 4YOs & Up

RISE UP, 6YO horse by Rockport Harbor – Appenzell ($27,000 RNA, 2012 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Brookdale Sales, agent) O- Paul Van Doren; B- Cottonwood Stables (KY); T- Tom Amoss

DECEMBER SEVEN, 4YO colt by Street Sense – Date to Remember ($160,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Jay Em Ess Stable) O- Jay Em Ess Stable; B- Sally Anderson (KY); T- Paul McGee

DALMORE, 4YO colt by Colonel John – Silver Breeze ($47,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Kaizen Sales, agent; Buyer- Big Chief Racing) O- Big Chief Racing, Keith Desormeaux & Rocker O Ranch; B- Sally Andersen (FL); T- Keith Desormeaux

MO TOM, 4YO colt by Uncle Mo – Caroni ($150,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Warrendale Sales, agent; Buyer- GMB Racing) O- GMB Racing; B- Sexton & Silver Fern Farm (KY); T- Tom Amoss

DAZZLING GEM, 4YO colt by Misremembered – Dazzler ($95,000, 2014 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Woods Edge Farm, agent; Buyer- Garry Simms, agent) O- Steve Landers Racing; B- Lisa Reynolds & Jennifer Feiner (KY); T- Brad Cox

HONORABLE DUTY, 5YO gelding by Distorted Humor – Mesmeric ($130,000, 2015 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- David A. Ross) O- DARRS, Inc; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brendan Walsh


FAIR GROUNDS H. (G3), Fair Grounds, 1 1/8 Miles (T), 4YOs & Up

GREENGRASSOFYOMING, 7YO gelding by Quest – Flick ($3,000, 2011 Sept Yearling, Consignor- Stone Farm; Buyer- Dwight Preston) O- Michael M. Hui; B- Stone Farm (KY); T- Mike Maker

WESTERN RESERVE, 5YO gelding by Indian Charlie – Visit (GB) ($87,000, 2016 Nov Breeding Stock, Consignor- Mill Ridge Sales, agent; Buyer- Marc Detampel) O- Marc Detampel; B- Juddmonte Farms (KY); T- Brad Cox


GULFSTREAM PARK SPRINT S. (G3), Gulfstream, 6½ Furlongs, 4YOs & Up

SQUADRON A, 7YO horse by Unbridled’s Song – Peaks Mill ($175,000, 2010 Nov Breeding Stock Sale, Consignor- Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent; Buyer- Grey Flight) O- Carolyn Vogel; B- Patterson Bloodstock & Taylor Made Stallions (KY); T- Dale Romans

MIND YOUR BISCUITS, 3YO colt by Posse – Jazzmane ($47,000, 2014 Jan Horses of All Ages, Consignor- Allied Bloodstock, agent; Buyer- Machmer Hall) O- J Stables, Head of Plains Partners, Summers, Summers, Kisber & Summers; B- Jumping Jack Racing (NY); T- Chad Summers